Glasgow Caledonian University

Glasgow Caledonian University is an innovative, multi award-winning university from Glasgow, Scotland. It offers 16 Pathway programs in areas of business, sciences, engineering, among many others.

  • Average Tuition GBP 11,995
  • Students 16,930
  • International Students 13%
  • Total Annual Cost GBP 11,895
  • Campus Setting City

School Description

Glasgow Caledonian University's founding colleges have history that dates back to the year 1875 and today is composed of 3 schools through which it offers up to 100 undergraduate and 324 postgraduate courses in study areas related to business and society, engineering and built environment, health and life sciences. Glasgow Caledonian University is a globalized, international community that attracts more than 20,000 students from over 100 countries across the globe, making it among Scotland's largest universities. Its campus is fully equipped with world-class facilities to support students' need, whether it for academics, athletic and fitness, recreation, or faith, you don't have to go far for your essentials. Glasgow Caledonian University is just minutes away from the city center, where you can find museums, shops, art, music and culture to explore.

Glasgow Caledonian University requires prospective international students whose first language is not English to provide proof of their TOEFL results or an average IELTS score of 6. However, if you do not meet these criteria, another option for you is to apply to INTO Glasgow Caledonian University Pathway program which will not only provide you with further preparation for an academic life in the UK, but as also train your English language proficiency. All of which will count as university credit hours toward a degree program at Glasgow Caledonian University.

Pathway Programs

  • Cowcaddens Rd, Glasgow G4 0BA, UK

    Academic English

    GBP 11,995 Tuition Fee

    Instructional programs that focus on the structure and use of the English language and dialects, speech, writing, and various aspects of the literatures and cultures of the English-speaking peoples.

  • Cowcaddens Rd, Glasgow G4 0BA, UK

    Built Environment

    GBP 12,995 Tuition Fee
    • Scholarships GBP 5000

    International Year One Standard Undergraduate Pathway: The Built Environment Program is a 9-month programme that leads to a wide range of Bachelors degree programs at Glasgow Caledonian University including Building Surveying, Property Management and Valuation, and Quantity Surveying. The program offers many courses including English Language for Academic Purposes and Study Skills, Construction Measurement and Cost, Construction Technology, Foundation Mathematics and Mathematics for Technology. 

  • Cowcaddens Rd, Glasgow G4 0BA, UK

    Built Environment

    GBP 16,550 Tuition Fee
    • Scholarships GBP 5000

    International Year One Extended Undergraduate Pathway: The Built Environment Program is a 4-term programme that leads to a wide range of Bachelors degree programs at Glasgow Caledonian University including Building Surveying, Property Management and Valuation, and Quantity Surveying. The extended Built Environment program contains an additional term of English language along with other courses including English Language for Academic Purposes and Study Skills, Construction Measurement and Cost, Construction Technology, Foundation Mathematics and Mathematics for Technology. 

  • Cowcaddens Rd, Glasgow G4 0BA, UK

    Built Environment

    GBP 19,150 Tuition Fee
    • Scholarships GBP 5000

    International Year One Integrated Undergraduate Pathway: The integrated Built Environment Program is a 4-year programme that combined a Built Environment undergraduate degree with the pathway programme at Glasgow Caledonian University. The programme offers many courses including English Language for Academic Purposes and Study Skills, Construction Measurement and Cost, Construction Technology, Foundation Mathematics and Mathematics for Technology. 

  • Cowcaddens Rd, Glasgow G4 0BA, UK

    Business and Management

    GBP 12,995 Tuition Fee
    • Scholarships GBP 5000

    International Year One Standard Undergraduate Pathway: The Standard Business and Management pathway programme is a 3-term program that prepares students for direct entry into year 2 of a bachelor's degree program in a range of business-related subjects at Glasgow Caledonian University. The programme offers many courses including English Language for Foundations of Marketing, Fundamentals of Financial Management, International Economic Issues and Challenges and The Business of Social Science. 

  • Cowcaddens Rd, Glasgow G4 0BA, UK

    Business and Management

    GBP 16,550 Tuition Fee
    • Scholarships GBP 5000

    International Year One Extended Undergraduate Pathway: The Extended Business and Management pathway programme is a 4-term program that prepares students for direct entry into year 2 of a bachelor's degree program in a range of business-related subjects at Glasgow Caledonian University. The programme contains an additional term of English language along with other courses including English Language for Foundations of Marketing, Fundamentals of Financial Management, International Economic Issues and Challenges and The Business of Social Science. 

  • Cowcaddens Rd, Glasgow G4 0BA, UK

    Business and Management

    GBP 19,150 Tuition Fee
    • Scholarships GBP 5000

    International Year One Integrated Undergraduate Pathway: The Integrated Business and Management pathway programme is a 4-year program that combines a business-related undergraduate degree with the pathway program at Glasgow Caledonian University. The programme offers many courses including English Language for Foundations of Marketing, Fundamentals of Financial Management, International Economic Issues and Challenges and The Business of Social Science.

  • Cowcaddens Rd, Glasgow G4 0BA, UK

    Computing

    GBP 12,995 Tuition Fee
    • Scholarships GBP 5000

    International Year One Standard Undergraduate Pathway: The Standard Computing pathway programme is a 3-term program that prepares students for direct entry into year 2 of a bachelor's degree program in a range of specialist degrees such as Computer Games, and Digital Design at Glasgow Caledonian University. The programme offers many courses including Programming, Fundamentals of Software Engineering and Introduction to Computer Networking. 

  • Cowcaddens Rd, Glasgow G4 0BA, UK

    Computing

    GBP 16,550 Tuition Fee
    • Scholarships GBP 5000

    International Year One Extended Undergraduate Pathway: The Extended Computing pathway programme is a 4-term program that prepares students for direct entry into year 2 of a bachelor's degree program in a range of specialist degrees such as Computer Games, and Digital Design at Glasgow Caledonian University. The programme contains an additional term of English language along with other courses including Programming, Fundamentals of Software Engineering and Introduction to Computer Networking. 

  • Cowcaddens Rd, Glasgow G4 0BA, UK

    Computing

    GBP 17,110 Tuition Fee
    • Scholarships GBP 5000

    International Year One Integrated Undergraduate Pathway: The Integrated Computing pathway programme is a 4-year program that combines a Computing-related undergraduate degree with the pathway program at Glasgow Caledonian University. The programme offers many courses including Programming, Fundamentals of Software Engineering and Introduction to Computer Networking.

  • Cowcaddens Rd, Glasgow G4 0BA, UK

    Engineering

    GBP 12,995 Tuition Fee
    • Scholarships GBP 5000

    International Year One Undergraduate Pathway: The Standard Engineering pathway programme is a 3-term program that prepares students for direct entry into year 2 of a bachelor's degree program in a range of specialist degrees such as Building Services Engineering, Environmental Civil Engineering, and Mechanical Power Plant Systems at Glasgow Caledonian University. The programme offers many courses including Foundation Mathematics, Mechanical Principles, and Programmable Systems.

  • Cowcaddens Rd, Glasgow G4 0BA, UK

    Engineering

    GBP 17,110 Tuition Fee
    • Scholarships GBP 5000

    International Year One Undergraduate Pathway: The Integrated Engineering pathway programme is a 4-year program that combines an engineering-related undergraduate degree with the pathway program at Glasgow Caledonian University. The programme offers many courses including Foundation Mathematics, Mechanical Principles, and Programmable Systems.

  • Cowcaddens Rd, Glasgow G4 0BA, UK

    Engineering

    GBP 16,550 Tuition Fee
    • Scholarships GBP 5000

    International Year One Undergraduate Pathway: The Extended Engineering pathway programme is a 4-term program that prepares students for direct entry into year 2 of a bachelor's degree program in a range of specialist degrees such as Building Services Engineering, Environmental Civil Engineering, and Mechanical Power Plant Systems at Glasgow Caledonian University. The programme contains an additional term of English language along with other courses including Foundation Mathematics, Mechanical Principles, and Programmable Systems. 

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Rankings

  • Complete University Guide (UK)
    Complete University Guide (UK) 85
  • Times World University Rankings
    Times World University Rankings 668
  • The Guardian
    The Guardian 24
  • SchoolApply Ranking
    SchoolApply Ranking 40

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  • Minimum incoming IELTS 4.50

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    Glasgow Caledonian University was ranked 2nd for having the highest international student satisfaction among universities in the UK, according to the International Student Barometer 2013.

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            2010-2012, MSc Applied; B.Engr

            For International Schooling and Support, Think GCU

            Great school with exceptional lecturers, wonderful student support staff and not forgetting the diverse students too. GCU helped me set new objectives and also channeled my skills in the right direction which has helped me succeed in my career path and achieving my set goals. Strongly recommend GCU for a place to build your future.

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            2011-2013, Bachelor of Science (Honours)

            Perfect place to start your Networking Career!

            GCU's IT labs are equipped with state-of-art networking hardware so you can get hands on experience in Enterprise Switching, Routing, QoS and VoIP technologies within Cisco world. Areas covered during the course are in line with most of the employers' expectations. Plenty of job offers to browse through, you get to pick the one you like!

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            1993-1996, MBA

            Outstanding teaching and learning

            I'm a two times graduate of the Cale! I love the place and highly recommend it to anyone thinking of taking the next step in their learning journey - no matter what level. I did my BA and an MBA at Caledonian and would recommend it to anyone. Great people, great teaching and great learning - just go for it!